NAACP announces investigation into Gate City explosion

The metro-Birmingham chapter of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People will lead its own investigation into the explosion at a Gate City housing development.

The NAACP will hold a news conference at noon Thursday.

The group says it will receive interviews from people who regarding the explosion, which killed one woman and injured several others early Tuesday morning.

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday it is leading the investigation.